GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A man arrested in connection to a woman who vanished from Brookhaven and was later found dead has now been charged with her murder.
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Aimee Lafakis, 48, vanished from her home on Sept. 29 and was found dead in Gwinnett County on October 1.
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Brandon Wineinger, a man Lafakis had dated, was arrested and initially charged with making false statements, tampering with evidence, kidnapping, burglary and concealing the death of another.
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Wineinger has now also been charged with malice murder, felony murder and aggravated assault.
Lafakis was a mother of two. The family has raised nearly $20,000 to support her children through a GoFundMe.
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